In pictures: the 21 August 2017 total solar eclipse

The US eclipse of 21 August 2017 was one of the astronomical highlights of the decade, with eclipse chasers from across the globe making the journey to the path of totality.

Published: September 1, 2017 at 11:50 am
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Here are some of our favourite pics of the solar eclipse sent in by readers, including some taken from the UK...

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Iain Todd, BBC Sky at Night Magazine
Iain ToddScience journalist

Iain Todd is BBC Sky at Night Magazine's Staff Writer. He fell in love with the night sky when he caught his first glimpse of Orion, aged 10.

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